The First and the Last is a 1919 play by the British writer John Galsworthy. It was based on a short story published in 1917. It was staged successfully in the early 1920s by Basil Dean featuring the actors Owen Nares and Meggie Albanesi. In 1940 it was adapted by Dean for the film 21 Days starring Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh.
- ^ Cody & Sprinchorn p.30
- ^ Sweet p.142-143
- Cody, Gabrielle H. & Sprinchorn, Evert. The Columbia encyclopedia of modern drama, Volume 1. Columbia University Press, 2007.
- Sweet, Matthew. Shepperton Babylon: The Lost Worlds of British Cinema. Faber and Faber, 2005.